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I can’t be forced out of office, says Benue Speaker

Terkimbi Ikyange

Speaker of Benue State House of Assembly, Mr. Terkimbi Ikyange, has said he would not be forced out of office by agitations for the restoration of Mbagwa State constituency in Ushongo Local Government Area of the state.

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Prof. Ben Nwabueze

How crisis in UNILAG accelerated 1966 coup — Ben Nwabueze

ARGUABLY, Legal luminary, elder statesman, and chairman of The Patriots, Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, 85, is the oldest senior advocate in the country. Of the 13 SANs crowned in 1978, he is one of the two still alive. The other is Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, who Nwabueze claims is younger than him. Both are 85, but while Nwabueze was born in March, Akinjide was born in November.

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President Buhari

PDP petitions Buhari, AGF, NJC over gov suit

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo State has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, the National Judicial Council (NJC) and the Attorney -General of the Federation over what it described as the unethical conduct and conspiracy to allegedly subvert the cause of justice in the suit bothering on the PDP candidature in the November 26 governorship election.

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10 northern govs mission in Washington, by Kashim Shettima

The Chairman of Northern States Governors’ Forum, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, speaks on the mission of 10 northern governors to Washington, United States (US), last week. The nine other governors who attended a three-day symposium for the northern states’ chief helmsmen organised by the United States Institute of Peace include the governors of Plateau, Sokoto, Taraba, Zamfara, Adamawa, Bauchi, Kwara and Niger. The governor of Kano State was represented by his deputy.

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Nigerians name ministers Buhari should drop

THE outcome of two online opinion polls commissioned by Saturday Vanguard to feel the pulse of Nigerians regarding increasing calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to rijig his ministers revealed that many believed that an urgent reorganisation of the President’s cabinet would be key to resolving the perception of inactivity about the Buhari administration.

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Kachikwu: Takes charge of Delta PDP

Delta APC rumble: Issues as Kachikwu takes charge

IT was not surprising that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Engr, Babachir Lawal, at a fence-mending meeting, October 10 in Abuja, gave the Minister of State (Petroleum), Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, the imprimatur to take his position as leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, being that he is the highest political office holder from the state.

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